Job | Full Time

Floating Support Worker

Belfast Central Mission

Carer Professions
£17,653 - £19,249 per annum
To provide Housing Support to Vulnerable Young People in the Community.

Main Job Tasks

  • Provide support to a number of vulnerable Young People in the community
  • Develop professional working relationships with Young People and provide practical, hands on support including assisting the Young People with cleaning, cooking, budgeting, shopping, decorating etc
  • Assess needs and develop support plans with each young person to meet their specific needs– ensure that each support plan is continually monitored and reviewed to assess progress toward agreed goals
  • Develop, monitor and review risk assessments and risk management plans for each young person
  • Complete risk assessments for Young People and monitor to ensure that these assessment are current and reflect any change/anticipated risk
  • Maintain a Person-Centred approach at all times ensuring that the Young People have the necessary information they need in order to help them to make informed decisions
  • Liaise with other agencies(NIHE, Social Services, Community groups) to ensure the young person’s needs are met
  • Maintain accurate, up to date records and case files in relation to all work activity and meet relevant deadlines  as requested by the Project Manager
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures as set down by BCM and comply with the standards for Social Care Staff as set down by the Northern Ireland Social Care Council  
  • To promote Service User involvement and active participation in the Project at all times including the decisions being made about themselves
  • To be available to work at times appropriate to the changing needs of the Service Users and to ensure the efficient use of staff resources. This will include (on occasion) working outside normal hours
  • BCM has a large number of Volunteer’s across the organisation and the Housing Support Worker will work alongside these volunteers and provide the necessary assistance/support when required
  • Ensure that each job task you undertake reflects BCM’S core values of Respect, Integrity, Person-Centred, Excellence

The above list is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to undertake additional tasks which the organization deems to be within your area or training, expertise and/or experience.


Closing Date

Monday / 29 April 2019 5:00pm

Contact Details

Jenny McCalmont


Grosvenor House

5 Glengall Street


BT12 5AD

Sunnyside House
32a Coalisland Road
BT71 6LA
United Kingdom

More Information

BCM is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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